Bagous frit (Herbst, 1795)

on Menyanthes

parasite

The larvae tunnel in the lower, fleshy parts of the stems, that turn conspicuously brown. There also the pupation takes place.

host plants

Menyanthaceae, monophagous

Menyanthes trifoliata.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Bosmans (2012a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1983a), Reinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 10.v.2019